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Duanesburg in Schenectady County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tory Tree Site

 
 
Tory Tree Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 10, 2010
1. Tory Tree Site Marker
Inscription.
During the Revolution
a Tory stuck his poplar
walking stick in hasty
escape from capture by
a Continental surprise

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Believe It or Not marker series.
 
Location. 42° 47.983′ N, 74° 14.741′ W. Marker is in Duanesburg, New York, in Schenectady County. Marker is on Eaton Corners Road (New York State Route 147), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This marker is near the hamlet of Eaton Corners, in the Schenectady County Town of Duanesburg. Marker is in this post office area: Delanson NY 12053, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Eatons Corners Post Office & Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grist Mill (approx. mile away); Mill Stones (approx. 0.8 miles away); Burtonville (approx. 0.8 miles away); County Line Meeting House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Baptist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Presbyterian Church Esperance, NY (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Duanesburg.
 
More about this marker.
Tory Tree Site image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, October 15, 2006
2. Tory Tree Site
Marker is near the horse farm on Eaton Corners Road.
 
Additional keywords. Duanesburg Delanson
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Tory Tree Site image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, November 15, 2006
3. Tory Tree Site
Tory Tree Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 10, 2010
4. Tory Tree Site Marker
 
 
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